By Fr. Ed Broom: 10 Ways to Contemplate Our Lord’s Passion

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By Fr. Ed Broom, OMV, Catholic Exchange, March 23, 2021

Father Ed Broom is an Oblate of the Virgin Mary and the author of Total Consecration Through the Mysteries of the Rosary and From Humdrum to Holy. He blogs regularly at Fr. Broom’s Blog.

No greater love has a man than to lay down his life for his friends.  Jesus died for all of humanity, and for you and me individually. He would have died for you and for me if we were the only people in the whole universe for all time. How great is the love of Jesus for you and me!

The sin of Adam and Eve, the Original Sin, was an infinite offence against God. Therefore, some act of reparation was necessary in justice.  So God in His infinite wisdom and love decided to send His only Son, Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as the means to repair for this infinite offense against the majesty of an all holy God. …

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